August 23rd, 2011

Fewer Californians smoking cigarettes, but hookah use on the rise

Between 2005 and 2008, the number of California adults who had ever used a hookah jumped by more than 40 percent, to 11.2 percent among men and 2.8 percent among women, according to researchers at UC San Diego. Among young adults ages 18 to 24, 24.5 percent of men and 10 percent of women had used a hookah in 2008. Read more.

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    Idiots…pipe is much better…you can taste the tobacco. Plus, it looks cool.
  7. bunan-tsokolatte reblogged this from not-great-but-butter and added:
    With all the hookah cafes that are in my part of the city alone, I’d say yeah, hookah’s definitely on the rise.
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    I don’t exactly like hookah, but I definitely love that less people are smoking cigarettes. If hookah is the way to do...
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    I am basically the human incarnation of this statistic. I live in CA, I quit smoking cigarettes Jan. 1, 2011 and I just...
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    Pretty sure this is a good thing.
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